- Clean scalpel
- Eppendorf tube
- Gel extraction kit
- 55oC water bath
- Place the gel on the transilluminator. Put on face shield and gloves.
- Turn on transilluminator and quickly make four slices; one on each side of the band you want to cut out and turn transilluminator off. Keep exposure to a minimum.
- Pry out the gel ‘cube’ and place it in an eppendorf tube.
- Follow instructions on pp. 25 of QIAQuick Spin Handbook.